Odyssey Media and the Coca-Cola Company Salute Multicultural Houston Small Business Owners

Odyssey Media, the leading brand in the empowerment of multicultural women, stopped in Houston, TX on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 during the 3rd Annual IN THE BLACK tour. For the third consecutive year, the tour is a part of The ...

New State-of-the-Art Adult Day Activity and Health Services Opens to Serve Local Area

In partnership with the City of Houston, Andrew and Demonica Johnson of Johnson & Johnson Day Activity and Health Services, invites Houston and Fort Bend communities to the opening of their new state-of-art adult daycare and senior activity center on ...

Papa John's: We Didn't Mean to Be 'divisive' On NFL Protests

Papa John's is trying to repair the damage caused by its CEO's controversial comments about the NFL protests.

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Announces $6 Million in Grants

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $6 million toward neighborhood revitalization efforts with 47 grants to nonprofits through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s 2017 Priority Markets Program.

Companies Learn the Hard Way: Think Before You Tweet

When will companies learn the golden rule: Think before you tweet. Keurig and other brands caught flack from all sides for how they responded to social media calls to distance themselves from Fox News host Sean Hannity. Companies walked back ...

Lyft Announces Its First International Expansion

Lyft is making its first stop outside of the U.S. On Monday, the ride-hailing company announced it will begin operating in Toronto.

Adidas Is Running Circles Around Its Competition

Adidas has left Under Armour in the dust. It's coming for Nike, too.

Black Millennial Launches App to Discover & Review Black-Owned Businesses

The next generation digital platform, Official Black Wall Street, is making it even easier to find and support Black-owned businesses with the launch of their highly anticipated new app. Making its mark as the first of its kind to alert ...

Former DJ-Turned-Entrepreneur Finds Success With Her Homemade Peanut Butter and Jams (Music Jams, That is!)

PB&Jams is a Black-owned company in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whose founder, Megan Gibson, took an American favorite -- peanut butter -- and grew the idea into a successful business. Her business specializes producing many different kinds of nut butters that ...

Changes at GE; Pound Under Pressure; Oil in Focus

Changes at GE: General Electric is cutting its stock dividend for only the second time since the Great Depression. The company announced that it will cut the dividend from 24 cents to 12 cents per share.

Americans See Jobs Aplenty. Good Wages? Not so much.

If you ask most Americans, finding work isn't that difficult these days. But getting paid enough to get by still remains a problem. The percentage of residents who think jobs in their area are plentiful spiked to 50% last month, ...

Ayesha Curry Bringing New Restaurant to Houston in 2018

Come 2018, Houston will be home to a new restaurant owned by Ayesha Curry. The NBA wife, who has a growing resume, already has business deals with Cover Girl and Food Network.

11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification

As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity ...

African American Tech “Mompreneur” Launches Cryptocurrency $Guap to Grow Black-Owned Businesses

Technology veteran, visionnaire, and mompreneur Tavonia Evans has launched the very first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for $Guap, a coin aimed at recycling wealth within the Black community. $Guap is a groundbreaking offer that breaks into the world of cryptocurrency ...

WeChat Owner Takes a Big Stake in Snapchat

Chinese tech giant Tencent has taken a major stake in Snap. The parent company of Snapchat said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that Tencent and its affiliates have purchased over 145 million of its shares.